Southern California Gas Co. and Pacific Enterprises delare preferred dividends

Nov 17, 2010

Media Contact:
Denise King

Financial Contact:
Glen Donovan

Southern California Gas Co.

Sempra Energy

(877) 643-2331

(877) 736-7727



          LOS ANGELES, Nov. 17, 2010 – The board of directors of Southern California Gas Co.
(SoCalGas) has declared regular quarterly dividends for the preferred and preference series stock of the company as follows:

        Preferred Stock                                         $0.375 per share
        Preferred Stock, Series A                          $0.375 per share

        Additionally, regular quarterly preferred dividends were declared by Pacific Enterprises, a subsidiary of Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE), as follows:

        Pacific Enterprises:
        $4.50 Dividend Preferred Stock                   $1.125 per share
        $4.40 Dividend Preferred Stock                   $1.10 per share
       $4.75 Dividend Preferred Stock (2 Series)    $1.1875 per share
       $4.36 Dividend Preferred Stock                    $1.09 per share

        The dividends are payable on Jan. 15, 2011, to shareholders of record on Dec. 10, 2010.

        Southern California Gas Co. has been delivering clean, safe and reliable natural gas to its customers for more than 140 years.  It is the nation’s largest natural gas distribution utility, providing safe and reliable energy to 20.7 million consumers through nearly 5.8 million meters in more than 500 communities. The company’s service territory encompasses approximately 20,000 square miles in diverse terrain throughout Central and Southern California, from Visalia to the Mexican border.

        Southern California Gas Co. is a regulated subsidiary of Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE).  Sempra Energy, based in San Diego, is a Fortune 500 energy service holding company with 2009 revenues of more than $8 billion. The Sempra Energy companies’ 13,800 employees serve about 29 million consumers worldwide.